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Date:      Fri, 11 Dec 2009 08:59:00 -0500
From:      Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org, mpd <mpd@jesters-court.net>
Subject:   Re: upgraded to 8, no mouse is broken
Message-ID:  <4ad871310912110559w7a6fdce7s53359a6ceda64399@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.0912102130360.8253@wonkity.com>
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On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 11:38 PM, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Glen Barber wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 9:55 PM, mpd <mpd@jesters-court.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> I just updated my system from 7.2 to 8.0 STABLE. What do I need to do t=
o
>>> make my mouse work in X again? This system has an unbroken chain of
>>> fbsd since 2.2.6, but I'm about to drop it due to this. This is
>>> horrible.
>>>
>>
>> Since you have given no information on what the symptoms are, nor on
>> what you have tried, I'll take a long-shot here:
>>
>> Have a look ate the 20090124/20090123 entries of /usr/ports/UPDATING
>
> That information was current a year ago, but is outdated now. =A0Please s=
ee
> the Handbook section on X11 configuration instead:
>

UPDATING is a more familiar source of reference for those without a
working Xorg - even moreso if they only have one machine.

> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-config.html
>
> More specifically, AllowEmptyInput is a source of problems:
>
> http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2009-December/003807.html
>

I suppose this falls under the "works for me" category - I haven't
ever used HAL on FreeBSD.



--=20
Glen Barber



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